Roundtable – State Abortion Laws and Roe v Wade

The Roundtable is Torchlight staff’s discussion of news and events. The text has been lightly edited for clarity, and some links were added after the fact. This conversation happened on June 1, 2019. Josh Kyu Saiewitz, Senior Managing Editor Hello and welcome to today’s Roundtable, our regular Torchlight staff discussion of current events. This time

AHCA Stories: “Please think of the children”

As part of our coverage of the real world consequences of the Republican effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act, we bring you another in our series of interviews, this time conducted by Torchlight contributor Adam Levine. Q: Let’s establish some background for the moment. What’s your name, where are you from, what do you

AHCA Stories: “This is about real people’s lives.”

In the wake of the House passage of the American Health Care Act, I spoke with one individual whose life would be deeply impacted by the AHCA becoming law. The following transcript has been lightly edited and annotated for clarity. Q: Let’s start with some background. What’s your full name, where are you from, what

Being Queer is a Pre-Existing Condition

A Look at the State of Insurance for LGBT People We’re still working on figuring out the neuroscience of being queer. The scientific community doesn’t know conclusively what makes a person attracted to the same sex, or what makes a person asexual, or why someone would feel out of place in their own body–but they’re